PRASHANT K SARSWAT portrait
  • Research Associate Professor, Metallurgical Engineering

Research Keywords

  • Thin Films
  • Solar Cells
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Quantum dots
  • Photoelectrochemistry
  • Functional Materials

Presentations

  • Quantum Dot Based Sensing Platform for Selective Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds and Biomarkers, ECS 2014 Meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/2014.
    http://ma.ecsdl.org/content/MA2014-01/5/405.short
  • New developments in quaternary chalcogenide absorber, famatinite and materials for photovoltaic and sensing applications. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2014.
    http://nsm.fullerton.edu/usuzcpse/view-abstract
  • P K Sarswat, M L Free, “Photoelectrochemical response evaluation of solution processed modified famatinite thin Films”, MRS Spring Meeting 2013. Other, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Understanding the effects of dopant impurities on quaternary chalcogenide system properties by investigating and modeling local vibrational modes and Raman lineshapes. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/03/2014.
    http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR14/Session/A44....
  • P K Sarswat, M L Free, “An evaluation of optical properties of solution processed colloidal chalcogenide type nanocrystals” American Physical Society (APS) 2013 March meeting, Baltimore, USA . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2013.
  • P K Sarswat, M L Free, “Bifacial photodetector using CZTS absorber material” (IEEE proceedings of ICEE 2012). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/2012.
  • A Sathyapalan, P K Sarswat, M L Free, and Y Zhu, “TPA-thiophene based molecule coupled by imine group: Evaluation of optoelectronic properties” Biosensors 2012 Biosensor congress 2012, Cancun, Mexico. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2012.
  • P K Sarswat and M L. Free, “Adhesion study of CZTS layer deposited from ink Type precursor onto a back Contact for photovoltaic applications” Materials Research Society (MRS) 2011 Fall meeting, Boston, MA, USA. Other, Presented, 04/2011.
  • P K Sarswat , A Sathyapalan and M L Free “Synthesis and characterization of a new TPA-Thiophene based molecule for potential Organic PV applications”, American Physical Society (APS) 2011 March meeting, Dallas, TX, USA . Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2011.
  • P K Sarswat , M L Free and A Tiwari, “Processing parameter optimization to synthesize high quality single phase CZTS Film” The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) 2011 Annual meeting , San Diego, CA, USA. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2011.
  • P K Sarswat, M L. Free and A Tiwari, “A study of increased resistivity of FTO back contact for CZTS based absorber material grown by electrodeposition-annealing Route” Materials Research Society (MRS) 2010 Fall meeting, Boston, MA, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • P K Sarswat, M L. Free and A Tiwari, “A study of increased resistivity of FTO back contact for CZTS based absorber material grown by electrodeposition-annealing Route” Materials Research Society (MRS) 2010 Fall meeting, Boston, MA, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • P K Sarswat, M L Free and A Tiwari, “A factorial design of experiments approach to synthesize CZTS absorber material from aqueous media” Materials Research Society (MRS) 2010 Fall meeting, Boston, MA, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2010.
  • P K Sarswat, M L. Free and A Tiwari, “Surface characterization of CZTS absorber layers synthesized by solution based methods” NanoUtah 2010 Symposium, Salt Lake city, UT, USA. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2010.
  • V N Kulkarni, S K. Tripathi, N Shukla and P K Sarswat, “Fabrication and measurement of elastic properties of nano cantilevers using focused ion beam” Physics of Mesoscopic and Disordered Materials (MESODIS) 2006, Kanpur, UP, India. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2006.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Hindi, fluent.
  • Bengali, basic.

Publications

  • Prasenjit Podder & Zongliang Zhang, Rick Q Honaker, Michael L Free, Prashant K Sarswat (2021). Evaluating and Enhancing Iron Removal via Filterable Iron Precipitates Formation during Coal-Waste Bioleaching. Eng. Published, 12/01/2021.
  • A Murali & Zongliang Zhang, Michael L Free, Prashant K Sarswat (2021). A Comprehensive Review of Selected Major Categories of Lithium Isotope Separation Techniques. Physica Status Solidi A. Published, 10/01/2021.
  • Prashant K Sarswat & Zongliang Zhang, Michael L Free (2021). Rare Earth Elements Extraction from Coal Waste Using a Biooxidation Approach. Springer. Published, 07/01/2021.
  • Z Zhang & Landon Allen, Prasenjit Podder, Michael L Free, Prashant K Sarswat (2021). Recovery and enhanced upgrading of rare earth elements from coal-based resources: bioleaching and precipitation. Minerals (MDPI). Published, 05/01/2021.
  • A Murali & PK Sarswat, J Benedict, MJ Plummer, AE Shine, ML Free (2021). Determination of metallic and polymeric contents in electronic waste materials and evaluation of their hydrometallurgical recovery potential. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Published, 04/29/2021.
  • Zongliang Zhang & Arun Murali, Prashant K Sarswat, Michael L Free (2020). High-efficiency lithium isotope separation in an electrochemical system with 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium dicyanamide, 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis (trifluoromethylsulfonyl …. Separation and Purification Technology. Published, 12/2020.
  • A Murali & PK Sarswat, ML Free (2020). Adsorption-coupled reduction mechanism in ZnO-Functionalized MWCNTs nanocomposite for Cr (VI) removal and improved anti-photocorrosion for photocatalytic reduction. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. Published, 11/2020.
  • Zongliang Zhang & Arun Murali, Prashant K Sarswat, Michael L Free (2020). High-efficiency lithium isotope separation by electrochemical deposition and intercalation with electrochemical isotope effect in propylene carbonate and [BMIM][DCA] ionic liquid. Electrochimica Acta. Published, 11/2020.
  • A Murali & Prashant K Sarswat, Jesus Paulo L Perez, Michael L Free (2020). Synergetic effect of surface plasmon resonance and schottky junction in Ag-AgX-ZnO-rGO (X= Cl & Br) nanocomposite for enhanced visible-light driven photocatalysis. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. Published, 06/2020.
  • Prashant K Sarswat & M Leake, L Allen, ML Free, X Hu, D Kim, A Noble, GH Luttrell (2020). Efficient recovery of rare earth elements from coal based resources: a bioleaching approach. Materials Today Chemistry. Published, 06/2020.
  • Sayan Sarkar & ML Free, J Benedict, ZZ Fang, PK Sarswat (2020). Factors affecting the leaching mechanism of Mg bearing oxide impurities in Hydrogen Assisted Magnesiothermic Reduction (HAMR) of TiO2. Materials Today Chemistry. Published, 06/2020.
  • Zongliang Zhang & Arun Murali, Prashant Sarswat, Michael L Free (2020). Lithium Isotope Separation By Electrochemical Deposition and Intercalation with Electrochemical Isotope Effect in Propylene Carbonate and [BMIM][Dca] Ionic Liquid. ECS Meeting Abstract. Published, 05/2020.
  • A Murali & PK Sarswat, ML Free (2020). Minimizing electron-hole pair recombination through band-gap engineering in novel ZnO-CeO 2-rGO ternary nanocomposite for photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic applications. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Published, 04/2020.
  • Prashant K Sarswat & T Smith, S Sarkar, A Murali, M Free (2020). Design and Fabrication of New High Entropy Alloys for Evaluating Titanium Replacements in Additive Manufacturing. Materials. Published, 01/2020.
  • Frequency and atomic mass based selective electrochemical recovery of rare earth metals and isotopes, Electrochimica Acta 219, 435-446. Published, 11/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Deflection behavior of focused-ion-beam deposited carbon nanocantilever and overhung structures, Advanced Materials Letters 2016. Published, 09/2016.
    http://www.vbripress.com/aml/articlesinpres/detail...
  • Dopants induced structural and optical anomalies of anisotropic edges of black phosphorous thin films and crystals,Ceramics International 42 (11), 13113-13127. Published, 08/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Fabrication and response of alpha-hydroxybutyrate sensors for rapid assessment of cardiometabolic disease risk, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 89, 334-342. Published, 07/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Modification of Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Doped Black-P Films, MRS Advances, 1-6. Published, 06/2016.
    https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/mrs-advanc...
  • Augmented Z scheme blueprint for efficient solar water splitting system using quaternary chalcogenide absorber material, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (5), 3788-3803. Published, 01/2016.
  • Structural and Electrical Irregularities Caused by Selected Dopants in Black-Phosphorus,ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 5 (11), Q3026-Q3032. Published, 01/2016.
    http://jss.ecsdl.org/content/5/11/Q3026.short
  • Interaction of Surface Plasmon Polaritons with Nanomaterials, Reviews in Plasmonics 2015, 103-129. Published, 01/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319...